Dr. George Tchirkow, MD
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Dr. George Tchirkow, MD

General Surgery | Male

Colorectal Surgical Associates 1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 208, Pittsburgh, PA 15243 Get Directions
(412) 572-6192

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Dr. Tchirkow specializes in General Surgery and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Procedures Performed

    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy

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      • Other  (9/11/2012)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Dr. George Tchirkow; License # MD028227E; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician is unable to practice safely due to illness. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has indefinitely suspended the physician's license for a minimum period of three years. The Board has immediately stayed the physician's suspension and has placed the physician on probation for a minimum period of three years.
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1970

    • Internship Hospital
      Cleveland Clinic Foundation

      Completed in 1971

    • Residency Hospital
      Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Cleveland Clinic Foundation

      Completed in 1980

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German
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    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    • Sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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